French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.